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Mar 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
village in his late teens during the turmoil of the cultural revolution. he studied law at prestigious peking university, then joined the party's communist youth league. former president hu was in charge of the league at the time. li followed in his footsteps and later became leader of the group. in 1999, li took charge of the henan province and became china's youngest provincial governor. in 2004, he assumed the top party post of liaoning province. he became a member of the powerful politburo in 2007. party leaders promoted him, along with xi jinping, by two ranks. he became first vice premier the following year, taking charge of energy, social security and other policies. >>> china's citizens grew increasingly dissatisfied with the government's handling of a range of problems during wen's ten years in office. now they're waiting to see how li keqiang could steer the country into the future. nhk world reports from beijing. >> reporter: the members of national people's congress overwhelmingly approved li's appointment as premier. wen was known as a leader with a common touch. but li pr
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
,200 residents to safety. by law, his boat can carry 14 people, but most days he's out at sea. and he wouldn't be able to navigate if the waters are too rough. >> translator: if an earthquake triggers a nuclear accident, tsunami would also hit. if that's the case, we wouldn't be able to sail out. >> reporter: azuchi-oshin lies 13 kilometers offshore from the nuclear plant in western japan. municipal officials released their revised evacuation plan for the island last month. izake and other citizens gathered to discuss it at the fisheries co-op. >> translator: how many do we carry on our boats? >> translator: it depends on the size. >> translator: each boat should carry as many people as possible and make a run for it. >> translator: what about the bedridden? do we have time to take them along? >> reporter: an nhk survey suggests half of local governments struggle with finding transportation in an evacuation. >> translator: of course we care about our neighbors, but our families are our top priority. i think we'd face a panic even if we ran simulation drills. >> reporter: authorities insist t
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